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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 25, 1971|
|Born:||May 28, 1887||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
A newlywed cannot remember what happened to the WWII battleship he commanded.
A Western Marshall discovers the man who raped and murdered his wife is his best friend''''s son.
Phil, a part-time truck driver and singer who wears his pants far too high, meets a feisty platinum blonde who challenges him to a drag race through Griffith Park. When he is caught and loses his license, he meets up with the sketchy Frank Wooster who offers him a job singing in his new nightclub. When Phil discovers that his new job also includes drug running, he must fight to save his friends and himself.
A small-town repairman takes in his childhood sweetheart''''s triplets and is mistaken for their father.
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
Chameleon-like actor Lon Chaney becomes a star while coping with his first wife's insanity.
Sidney Pythias (Jerry Lewis) is the a bumbling janitor picked up by cop Darren McGavin as a teenage gang member worth saving from delinquency. With McGavin's help, Sidney works his way through the Police Academy to become a cop too.
A cowardly tenderfoot goes west to help the son of his father''''s best friend.
Two bumblers get mixed up with Egyptian grave robbers and a murderous mummy.
Song-and-dance girls Curly and Stormy Tornado hide out with the guys at Bristol College when they know they can identify the killer of a fellow performer at their San Francisco cabaret. But they rather stand out in their stage costumes and soon all sorts of trouble is heading their way. The fact that Curly has been hypnotised doesn't help.
Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.
A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur''''s Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
After escaping a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder.
Two American hunters in Scotland discover a mystical village that only materializes once every century.
A master golfer suffering from performance anxiety caddies for a man he''s taught everything.
A failed singer takes on a comedian to create a team act.
In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. Throw in Russell as "Mike", the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on her trail.
(Wes ''51). Rod Cameron, Wayne Morris, Kay Buckley, Roy Roberts, Carl Benton Reid, Douglas Fowley. Two Union agents are sent to investigate charges that the Confederates are stealing Arizona stagecoaches and smuggling them into Atlanta in an effort to break the Federal''s western supply line.
A small-town tomboy falls for the boy-next-door in the years before World War I.
A comedian poses as an international spy to recover mysterious microfilm.
A dramatization of the life of the English bandit Dick Turpin.
A killer holds the customers at a bar hostage.
The Square Deal Boxing Corporation (crooked as a snake's hind leg), through Gordon Rogers (Tom Neal), tries to make a deal with Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) whereby it will own thirty percent of the contract with Heavyweight Champion Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr.) Knobby refuses, saying even in West Wokkington Falls he could stage a record bout. He only mentions the town because that is where he is going with Joe and his wife, Anne Howe Palooka (Lois Collier), to visit their friend Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan). Rogers assumes Walsh is going to stage a bout between Palooka and Pennyworth and hastens to block it. Rogers tricks Pennyworth into signing with him for a bout and then arranges for the crooked town mayor, Phiffeny (Jack Kirkwood), and his cousins who run the town to erect a fight stadium. Knobby tells Humphrey that the only way to get out of his contract is a recall election replacing the present town officials with honest ones. Humphrey, the most-liked citizen agrees to run for mayor. At a campaign picnic, a child actress hired by Rogers rushes up to the unmarried candidate, crying "Daddy."
A small-town soldier gets a chance to be a hero when he accidentally crosses enemy lines.
A Westerner searches for a white woman held by the Apaches.
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Musical biography of Marilyn Miller, who overcame heartache to become a Broadway star.
The Hatfield-McCoy feud heats up when one family''s daughter elopes with the other''s son.
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
A womanizing author of children's books borrows a son to woo his illustrator.
The world''''s worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
An heiress surreptitiously helps two songwriters waiting for their big break.
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Married detectives investigating a small-town murder uncover a spy ring.
A young man about to be married discovers the two aunts who raised him have been poisoning lonely old men.
A young man about to be married discovers the two aunts who raised him have been poisoning lonely old men.
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
Nazi agents use a headless ghost as a front.
An independent driver organizes other truckers to fight a corrupt executive.
The boys operate a ballet school (appearing in drag) and try to help a young inventor sell his idea, to get in the good graces of his girl's father. In their efforts, they get involved with a gang of insurance racketeers. All ends well.
Small town scandals inspire an idealistic young man to take up psychiatry.
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
A college professor fights censorship and an amorous football player who's after his wife.
The Western hero takes on a ruthless land baron whose henchmen killed his best friend.
Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own.
A pair of New Yorkers face culture shock when they buy a dilapidated country house.
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'' rights.
Two reporters take on a murder ring at the state pen.
An acerbic critic wreaks havoc when a hip injury forces him to move in with a midwestern family.
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
A flighty society girl sells secrets to the enemy.
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders.
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
Steel-worker brothers compete for the same woman.
A Jewish barber takes the place of a war-hungry dictator.
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
A minister and his wife cope with the problems of church life in the 20th century.
US-to-Central-America freight service pilot (Nolan) marries radio broadcaster (Bari) and promises to take a desk job but the urge for adventure is too strong.
Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (e.g., Doc is killed by Curley before the actual battle and Earp must do the job alone).
Mary Whitman has gone to Reno to obtain a divorce. While there she is arrested on suspicion of murdering a fellow guest at her hotel (which specializes in divorcers). There are many others at the hotel who wanted the victim out of the way. Charlie comes from his home in Honolulu to solve the murder.
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Mr. Moto is after a robber who takes the royal jewels from the Tower of London. He is aided by an archaeologist who is looking for Cleopatra's crown in Egypt.
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
Two young men (Ameche and Young) try to wrest their father (Collier) from the clutches of a gold digger (Birell) but by mistake think the woman is a young nightclub singer (Simon) with whom they both fall in love.
Buck Jones, Dorothy Fay, Hank Mann, Hank Worden, Roy Barcroft, Bob Terry, Budd Buster, & Silver the horse. When Dorothy Fay suspects someone is stealing her cattle, she summons Buck Jones from Arizona to solve the mystery. A slapstick western directed by Elmer Clifton who began his career as an actor in D.W. Griffith films.
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds" just to improve his romantic chances, and even persuades her to sing in the sort of show she pretends to despise. But just when their romance is going well, Gordon's former flame Lulu reveals the ace up her sleeve...
After stumbling onto a movie set, a hobo dreams he''''s caught up in an Arabian Nights adventure.
An Italian immigrant studying the law gets mixed up with crooks.
A horse breeder''''s daughter falls for a bookie.
A young lawyer is unable to get a family to sign a land sale contract until their daughter falls in love with him.
The Tramp struggles to live in a modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
Hoppy returns to find Johnny in trouble. Buck Peters has been shot by Porter who made it look like Johnny did it. When Johnny flees he runs into Linda. He takes a liking to her only to learn her father Shanghai is one of Porter's gang. Going after Shanghai, he gets captured by the gang and Porter now plans to kill him. But Hoppy is near by and Johnny will get unexpected help from Shanghai.
Opera prima donna leaves the Metropolitan to form her own company with Tibbett as leading man. She leaves this company too which means Tibbett and company must carry on without her.
A member of the Spanish guard falls for a temptress who once ruined his commanding officer''''s life.
A radio star''s efforts to save his station get him mixed up with con men, enemy agents and a beautiful countess.
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
A businessman''''s efforts to buy good grades for his kid brother put him in conflict with the school''''s lady principal.
U.S. sailor Jimmy Harrigan, on shore leave in San Pedro, meets and falls for Sally Brent She promises to wait for him when he ships out to San Francisco, but Jimmy becomes jealous and tells her off when he learns Sally has entered a marathon dance contest sponsored by a lecherous snake named Baron Portola. Along with several of his Navy pals, Jimmy goes to the ballroom the night of the dance marathon, to try to change Sally's mind and win her back.
The government officials of Klopstokia, where everyone has outstanding athletic abilities, decide to enter their country in the Olympic Games.
Buck Randall (Buck Jones), a happy-go-lucky cowhand on the ranch owned by Tom Wilson (William Walling), is in town and heads for the Red Front Saloon where, in compliance with a town ordinance, he is ordered to give up his gun but refuses. Escaping the altercation with Marshal Joseph Slyde (Russell Simpson) and his chief deputy, Alex Frame (Walter Miller), Buck seeks shelter in the Marshal's house at the edge of town. He meets Mary Slyde (Mary Doran), the Marshal's young, pretty, charming and unhappy wife and they are attracted to each other. While Slyde and a posse are combing the countryside for Buck, Frame is left behind to protect Mary and, the posse is barely out of sight, before Frames is forcing his unwanted attention upon her. He is shot and Mary, in shock, thinks she did it as does Buck who has returned to the house. When the Marshal and his men arrive, Buck takes the blame for Frame's death and is held for murder.
A woman's bad taste in men leads to pregnancy out of wedlock.
A New York cop falls in love with a waterfront waitress whose sister falls for a gangster.
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told not to part with them. Annabelle, an extravagant spender, is forced to give the stocks to her husband's millionaire rival. Hearing that her husband is returning home, Annabelle poses as a cook at her husband's rival's home. Her husband arrives but is unrecognizable to Annabelle. He's now working as a captain for his rival. Annabelle finds herself falling for this mysterious captain.
In this silent film, the Little Tramp tries to help a blind flower seller to see again.
Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton (Charles Morton), son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the settlers, thus placing Sheriff Larry Williams (Buck Jones) in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister June (Miriam Seeger). However, sworn to do his duty, he arrests Mart, incensing the cattlemen, who help Mart escape, leaving Larry wounded.
A jealous young man frames his sister''''s boyfriend.
The Cisco Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his mission as a Robin Hood-type bandit while posing as a wealthy and carefree miner. He falls for an eastern girl, Virginia Hoyt (Carole Lombard), accompanied by presumably her brother, Dick Hoyt (Theodore von Eltz), actually her husband. The Kid's mine is raided and two of his friends are killed and he learns that Dick and Virginia are the culprits...
In this silent film, an actress marries a tailor's assistant to get back at a faithless suitor.
In this silent film, a beautiful singer is adopted by a baroness in disguise.
In this silent film, a naive farm boy sets out to prove himself by hunting down a band of bootleggers.
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. Despite seeing major movie stars around every corner, and knocking on every casting office door in town, at the end of her first day she is still unemployed. To her horror, when she arrives back at their hotel, she finds that Grandpa has been cast in a movie by William DeMille and quickly becomes a star during the ensuing weeks. Her family, worried that Angela and Grandpa are getting into trouble, come to Hollywood to drag them back home. In short order Aunt, Grandma, brother, boyfriend and even the parrot become superstars, but Angela is still unemployed...
In this silent film, a con man dupes a wealthy country girl into marriage.
Make-Up (feature film)
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
Sound (feature film)
The strangely moving story of a young woman's discovery that love can cross over from the living to the dead. Childhood fantasies and experiences, and her initiation into the extraordinary world of undertakers all fuel Sandra Larson's fascination. A fateful meeting with Matt, a young medical student
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. War Department, focuses on a small-town Kansas boy who fulfills his dream of becoming a tail gunner in a bomber. Vitaphone Release 1111A.
This short film, produced in cooperation with the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII, focuses on a group of fledgling pilots receiving their wings. Vitaphone Release 1017-1018A.
In this short film, a boy comes face to face with a wealthy lookalike, and the two boys decide to trade places.
One of MGM's "Passing Parade" short films, "American Spoken Here" takes a humorous look at the (possibly apocryphal) stories behind some common American slang terms.
A boy tries to impress a girl by drinking a "dynamite" brew in this comedic short.
In this short film, various celebrities take part in a circus performance.
In this short film, a pastor in a western town competes against a saloon in order to form a congregation for his small church. Vitaphone Release 7661-7662.
In this short silent comedy, man has numerous misadventures when he attempts to buy a turkey for dinner.
In this silent short comedy, a wife assists her husband with sharpening his boxing skills.
After jilting his kitchen maid girlfriend, a man is startled to see her onscreen at the local cinema in this short film.
A man''''s sister brings her two boys over to his office who spend a lot of time and effort in ruining his practice in this short silent comedy.
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